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WHS receives PREPS award

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

WINONA – The Program of Research and Evaluation for Public Schools (PREPS, Inc.), Mississippi’s only statewide educational consortium, announced that Winona High School was a 2018 Value-Added Award recipients.  The school will be one of those honored at an awards luncheon and ceremony to be held Monday, February 26 at the Jackson Hilton during

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Fight with faith in God

By CONNIE BUNCH,

My friend is a big man, and he told me this story, in so many words.

My friend said he and three of his buddies went to Florida for a vacation. “I kept getting looks from people,” he said. “They moved away from me and said, ‘Man, you are big!’  They were scared of me.”

Wading Zilpher Creek

By PEGGY SIMS,

In the back roads in and around the Hesterville and Carmack communities runs a little creek, really just a little stream called Zilpher Creek.  All the trees and brambles have grown up on each side as far as the  little bit of water moves over the rocks covered in green moss and the sticks and skeletons of long-dead small wood animals. 

Man facing drug charge

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

WINONA – A traffic stop led to a Winona man being arrested for felony drug charges last week.

According to Winona Police Captain Dan Herod, chief investigator for the Winona Police Department, Michael Anthony Forrest, 43, of Winona was arrested and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, marijuana.

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